Stephen Strange is a brilliant but arrogant surgeon, always willing to watch his bottom line to make more money. But when an accident gravely injures his hands, his career never quite recovers. Too proud to take on a teaching position, Strange is determined to find a cure that will restore his career and his life. But his downward spiral continues after burning through his funds, reduced to homelessness and performing shady medical procedures for little money. However, Strange gets word of a mysterious sorcerer known as the Ancient One, who may have the cure to Strange's ailment. Convinced, Strange travels to the Himalayas in order to meet him. However, life has different plans in store for Strange as he finds out that he's not going to return to his career as a surgeon. What the Ancient One has planned for him, is to train his protege in order to protect the world against evil, as a sorcerer. What Strange may have found, is not only his salvation, but his destiny as the new Sorcerer ... Written by
Did You Know?
Although this will be his first outing in a solo movie, not couting posible cameos in other phase 3 films, Doctor Strange has been teased in earlier movies: In Thor
(2011) The Eye of Agamotto can be seen among the treasures in Odin's treasure chamber. The Eye is an magical artifact that grants it's owner a host of mystical powers such as protection against demons and dark magic, and the ability to see through cloaking spells and wards. In the comics The Eye is given to Doctor Strange when he becomes the sorceror supreme. In Thor: The Dark World
(2013) The Crossroads is among the various phrases written on Selvig's chalkboard. The Crossroads is an otherdimensional reality that has a prominent role in the Doctor Strange comics. Perhaps most notably, during his interrogation by Cap, Falcon and Black Widow in Captain America: The Winter Soldier
(2014) Jasper Sitwell mentions Stephen Strange as one of the high-risk targets that HYDRA keeps under surveillance. Stephen Strange is of course the real name of Doctor Strange. See more